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  • Mythical ancient Britain, land of the escaped Trojans and builders of Stonehenge

    7 20.59%
  • Roman Britannia

    9 26.47%
  • The Anglo-Saxon heptarchy

    10 29.41%
  • Beardy Vikings rule the North

    6 17.65%
  • Shorter-bearded Normans conquer the land at Hastings and Francisised England

    5 14.71%
  • Romantico-barbaric age of Robin Hood and William Wallace - that's when Oxford was founded

    10 29.41%
  • The Hundred Years' War. England will control France - well tell that to a 17-year old girl !

    6 17.65%
  • The War of the Roses. Red roses rule ! No white ones do !

    6 17.65%
  • Henry VIII : I am also King of Wales, Ireland and sole propietor of the Church in my land

    6 17.65%
  • Mary I : kill thy protestant folk and you'll have a cocktail named afer you

    5 14.71%
  • Elizabeth I : I am a virgin, but my boys f#cked the Armada and wrote better English than anyone else

    10 29.41%
  • James I : let the United Kindgom be !

    3 8.82%
  • Charles I vs Cromwell : if you area ruler of divine right, then I can be one too

    5 14.71%
  • Charles II & James II : let's rebuild London, get New York and raise magnificient palaces

    4 11.76%
  • William of Orange, his wife and cousin Mary, and her sister Anne...

    3 8.82%
  • Ich bin Georg I von England, your new king, but let's Walpole govern for me

    3 8.82%
  • George II : Water Music or God save the King ?

    3 8.82%
  • George III : I was so mad after those American got their independence !

    4 11.76%
  • Early 19th century : Trafalgar, Waterloo and all that

    4 11.76%
  • Victorian glory : the largest empire the world has known, governed by the most civilised nation

    10 29.41%
  • The Great War : the biggest family quarrel - it left 9 million dead

    3 8.82%
  • Social changes between WWI and WWII : women will vote, our men will have to sleep outside !

    4 11.76%
  • WWII : "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few"

    4 11.76%
  • The Swinging 60's : the Beatles an all

    5 14.71%
  • Economic downturn of the 1970's : the petrol crisis

    1 2.94%
  • The Thatcher years : if a worker is not profitable, let him become a punk.

    4 11.76%
  • The Blair years : will education and health remain free ? Is Britain the US' best friend ?

    2 5.88%
  • None... (in fact I don't know anything about history)

    2 5.88%
  • All (but to lazy to select them one by one)

    2 5.88%
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boreas View Post
    I am not interested in after Elizabeth I period, expect for Sherlock Holmes. I have no idea which period he was in
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created him in the late-19th century

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    History of Britain isn't true term instead of British History
    You could say 'History of Britain', 'Britain's History' or 'British History'. They all mean the same thing

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alcuin View Post
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created him in the late-19th century
    Thanks for info



    Quote Originally Posted by Alcuin View Post
    You could say 'History of Britain', 'Britain's History' or 'British History'. They all mean the same thing
    British History term can be use just for recent History of Britian, I guess

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British

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    I like the period of William III and Mary II followed by her sister Queen Anne.

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